“Exorcist: Believer” hit theaters this weekend, however it delivered disappointment from the Satan.
Initially, the Common/Blumhouse horror film was presupposed to open on Friday, October 13, nevertheless, the businesses determined to carry the horror movie to theaters every week earlier after AMC’s “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour” live performance movie was introduced for a similar day.
Sadly, even when the movie hit theaters on Friday the thirteenth, it nonetheless would have been a disappointment.
‘Exorcist: Believer’ Leaves Audiences Confused
The movie follows single father Victor Fielding (Leslie Odom Jr. and his 13-year-old daughter, Angela (Lidya Jewett), who goes lacking alongside her pal Katherine (Olivia O’Neill), after they went into the woods in an try to succeed in Angela’s useless mom.
Disoriented, however seemingly unhurt, the ladies have been present in a bar three days later, however the women’ habits is what has Victor, and Katherine’s dad and mom, performed by Jennifer Nettles and Norbert Leo Butz, nervous. Although Victor isn’t non secular, Katherine’s household is and consider the ladies went to Hell and have change into possessed by the Satan.
That is quickly adopted by a sequence of occasions, together with Angela having an obsession with turning rest room lights on and off, that forces the household to face the evil inside Angela and Katherine.
Victor, who has come to desperation, decides to get assist from Chris MacNeil (Ellen Burstyn).
The movie, as an entire, fell brief. Not solely did the script and plot line have a number of holes all through, leaving audiences confused, parts of the horror film additionally felt dragged out, and will have simply been dragged to hell.
‘Exorcist: Believer’ Drags Out And Ought to Be Dragged To Hell
Regardless of the $400 million invested into this movie, “Exorcist: Believer” dragged out and will have been dragged to hell.
Getting in, the manufacturing staff knew they’d excessive requirements as they tried to recreate such a profitable first film 50 years later, however it’s much more disappointing that they didn’t even come near exceeding these expectations, not to mention assembly these expectations.
There have been many pointless scenes, together with Victor hitting a punchbag in a boxing gymnasium (simply because 50 years earlier there was a boxing scene doesn’t imply we wanted one once more).
Total, “Exorcist: Believer” simply fell brief and left audiences disenchanted.
The One Saving Grace Of ‘Exorcist: Believer’
The saving grace of the movie needs to be Lidya Jewett and Olivia O’Neill, who delivered absolute stellar performances as Angela and Katherine. The 2 younger actresses performed the roles of 13-year-olds being possessed by demons as if they’ve had years of expertise within the performing world. Each women had monumental roles and so they definitely delivered. There have been fairly a couple of instances the place the ladies made me bounce, which a movie has not carried out for me in fairly a while.
Leslie Odom Jr., who is understood for his time within the hit Broadway present, “Hamilton” did his greatest to ship his character, however contemplating he didn’t have a lot to work with, as a result of subpar plot and script, his performing got here up unmemorable.